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The Rex Hotel

194 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1Z1, Canada
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Ranked #32 of 127 Toronto B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Ottawa
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23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent one night at the Rex and loved it. Since the Toronto Jazz Festival was in full swing, high school jazz bands performed at the Rex. What a great experience to see young people with instruments instead of iphones. The staff at the bar are very, very nice and we had drinks and dinner on site. Our room was... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The price per night is fairly cheap compared to other hotels in the area and it is justified by what you get. The rooms was clean and adequate albeit rather small. Bathroom was very good, AC in room. Our curtains remained constantly closed (view of a workshop interior) so a little dim in the room. The rooms are located directly... More 

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East Sussex, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and the girlfriend stayed here for three nights near the beginning of June! Its a great hotel! The location is perfect. Your not far from the subway stop of Osgoode, so can access all your needs with ease. If you prefer to walk your not far from some great shopping, hip streets and restaurants too. The room was small... More 

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Winter Haven, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to hear jazz and were not disappointed. Small dining room, which was filled mostly by friends and family of the group playing. Cold beer, house red wine and the Middle Eastern platter. Although listed as an appetizer, this was filling enough for our dinner. Excellent pita bread served with it. Parking is difficult and we were a little... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Rex has optimal location near downtown at a bargain-basement price. My room was clean, comfortably updated, and perfect for a two-night stay near the convention center and other downtown attractions -- even had a view of the CN Tower. The pub food was tasty, and chilling to live jazz (free cover before 9PM) was the perfect end to an... More 

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Basel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is cheap, and that's about where the positive sides end. The rooms are tiny (and not just by North American standards, but by any standard) but the most disturbing thing is the complete lack of a cleaning schedule. During our 7-night stay, the room was only done twice. After the first day, when we found out that no... More 

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Montreal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Toronto is an expensive town to stay in and the Rex, at over $100, is one of the cheaper options. The upside is you're in an ideal location (Queen Street West near the subway) and above one of the better jazz bars. The staff are friendly and we had a great time at the bar; however, the best thing I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This is a fabulous spot for a drink and fabulous jazz. There are up to 19 acts a week on. The selection of drinks is great and the first show in the evening is usually without a cover charge. Food is fine and snacky. I visit this oasis of jazz and blues every time in downtown Toronto!

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Burlington, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Nothing more old Toronto (TO). Stay there only after careful consideration. The attraction are the jazz matinees on weekends during the summer. Great musicians, no cover and drinks at standard Toronto downtown prices. Not to be missed if your are visiting, don`t .... Cheers to all friends of the REX Restaurant.

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Brackley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at The Rex. From the start the staff were all really friendly and helpful, lots of advice if you needed and a map of Toronto along with an explanation of each area. The atmosphere in the bar was really good and even though we're not big Jazz fans we enjoyed the experience and music. The... More 

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